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Category: Employment Discrimination

Mayor de Blasio’s Bad Year

On December 18, the New York City Department of Investigation issued a decent report on the New York Police Department's failed response to the George Floyd protests earlier in  2020. I didn’t expect this. Indeed, when Mayor Bill de Blasio designated the Department of Investigation (and the Corporation Counsel) to

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On Transgender Remembrance Day

November 20 was Transgender Remembrance Day. I regret I’m not sure that this day existed before now. I found that the day has been around for over 20 years — long enough that I should have known about it. This week, I saw this year’s emblem for the Remembrance, edified

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The George Floyd Protests and the Future

I've litigated many police misconduct cases. These include excessive force (or police brutality), false arrest, malicious prosecution, interference with fair trial by perjury, and other areas. I have mostly practiced employment discrimination because juries understand that; regrettably, most juries do not understand police brutality, but maybe, finally, they will now.

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